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Miami's Top Five Basketball Courts, Just in Time for the NBA Finals

Rejoice, City of Miami, your beloved Heat have earned themselves another shot at an NBA title. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh are poised to finally live up to the hype surrounding the gathering of their "Big Three" in 2010 with a second straight appearance in the NBA Finals.

Last year, the Heat fell just short of their ultimate goal, losing to the Dallas Mavericks to give that franchise its first-ever NBA title (and Mark Cuban a record-breaking tab at LIV in the Fontainebleau). This season, King James and company are determined not to let another team celebrate in their own backyard. Kevin Durant and his Oklahoma City Thunder stand in the way.

Basketball fans often get an itch to play after watching the Big Three's heroics. With Game One of the finals tipping off today, we've got your list of the best places in Miami to catch a pick-up game.

Some close at sunset; others turn the lights on at night. Some have gorgeous views, while others just an ideal location. No matter the reason for their selection, it was well-deserved. Here are our favorite five basketball courts in Miami.

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